Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo

Today's explosion hit an evacuation point south of Aleppo city, where dozens of buses have been parked for more than 30 hours as a much-criticised population transfer deal stalled. The buses were evacuating residents of Kefraya and al-Foua villages... More..

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India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan over Kulbhushan Jadhav row

Coast Guard sources said the Ministry of Defence has not given clearance for the delegation's visit. Pakistan has claimed that death sentence was based on "credible" and "specific" evidence. "I have asked for...More..

EU Parliament prepares to set Brexit 'red lines'
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

EU Parliament prepares to set Brexit 'red lines'

We're not. We are free to go. Spain contests the UK's claim to Gibraltar and draft EU Brexit negotiating guidelines have sparked a row over the British overseas territory. Verhofstadt said he regretted the Br...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia, Iran warn US against new Syria attacks

He said his forces had not been diminished by the United States strike. "There was no order to make any attack, we don't have any chemical weapons, we gave up our arsenal a few years ago", he said. "If he doesn...More..

Trump administration declines to label China a currency manipulator
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump administration declines to label China a currency manipulator

Upon announcing his candidacy in 2015, Trump said China's currency practices were making it impossible for United States companies to compete and declared, "They're killing us". "When our trading partners eng...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russian Federation slams watchdog probe of alleged Syria chemical attack

While Lavrov, who met with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts Friday, called for an "independent investigation", Russian Federation vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that demande...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea puts on a show for Day of the Sun

The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing global worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its fir...More..

Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn

However, the report did caution that six major United States trading partners warrant being placed on the monitoring list for special attention: China, Germany, Japan , Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan. Amid ...More..

One killed, dozens injured in Kashmir violence
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

One killed, dozens injured in Kashmir violence

Three critically injured persons have been referred to Srinagar . They said that the students came out of the college and raised slogans. "Police then baton charged and fired several rounds of tear gas she...More..

Alabama's Governor Resigns Amid Scandal Over Alleged Affair And Cover-Up
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Alabama's Governor Resigns Amid Scandal Over Alleged Affair And Cover-Up

Last week, the Alabama Ethics Commission cited evidence that Bentley broke state ethics and campaign laws and referred the matter to prosecutors who could have sought felony charges tougher than the misdemean...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says

The U.S. has blamed the Syrian government for launching a deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that killed over 80 people on April 4, and responded by striking a Syrian air base. Iran's Foreign Minister Mo...More..

ISIS Death Toll from 'Mother of All Bombs' Hits 90
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

ISIS Death Toll from 'Mother of All Bombs' Hits 90

Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari also said the number of ISIL militants killed was more than 90. The US launched GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb in combat for the first time Thursday, hitting ...More..

BC election: Key developments from Day Two on the campaign trail
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

BC election: Key developments from Day Two on the campaign trail

The soaring cost of home ownership has been a high-profile issue in B.C., and the provincial government has responded by creating several policies aimed at curbing real estate prices, including a 15 per cent bu...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Allies Of Syria's Assad Say U.S. Attack Crosses 'Red Lines'

Throughout the past years, the regime has carried out airstrikes that killed hundred thousands of innocent Syrians - it used the tactics of starving and bombing hospitals as well as chemical attacks. Boris John...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

Now US officials say militants affiliated to West Asia-based IS network have begun fortifying caves in the region in an effort to hold off joint operations by Afghan and US forces. District Gov. Ismail Shinwari...More..

Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

Forming joint fundraising committees allows higher contributions from donors. Trump's campaign also directed more money to Trump properties this year. An additional $58,685 went toward Trump International Gol...More..

Animals enjoy Easter treats at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Animals enjoy Easter treats at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

Large Easter egg hunts are planned in Salem and Wamac on Sunday afternoon. This hunt, all ears as visually impaired children search for the eggs making a beeping noise. The Easter Bunny will be available fo...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Over 600 candidates register for Iran presidential race

Ahmadinejad had earlier reiterated that he would not stand for the elections, on the recommendation of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Conservatives believe Rouhani is vulnerable because the e...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria says will restore rule in evacuated towns

Laying bare deep and unsafe divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared that United States relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low". I support President Trump's m...More..

Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

The group says it is starting a probe into the cause of the attack, and said it is ready to cooperate with an worldwide investigation to determine who carried it out. The blast hit the Rashidin area on Aleppo's...More..

American UN ambassador steps up rhetoric on Russian Federation over Syria
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

American UN ambassador steps up rhetoric on Russian Federation over Syria

Her comments, made during an interview with CNN on Saturday (8 April), signal a turnaround from the earlier stance of the USA that driving out Isis was a bigger priority in Syria than Assad's ouster. Turkey...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun' with defiant show of might

Trump also repeated that trade concessions could be on the table for more cooperation on North Korea . A replica of the missile North Korea is testing. China quickly responded to the new jousting in the nu...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo: state media, monitors

From there they will travel to Idlib province - an insurgent stronghold. The government and rebels disagreed over the number of gunmen to be evacuated, leaving the buses stuck. "I can't find them", said a wom...More..

Lavrov: U.S. is guarantor of Syria's chemical disarmament just as Russian Federation
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Lavrov: U.S. is guarantor of Syria's chemical disarmament just as Russian Federation

The US unilaterally launched cruise missiles at Shayrat air base in Syria on April 7 for what Trump said was its role in a chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun. The two countries are at odds ov...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Bava said he last paid his nearly-daily call on Morano on Friday. "She didn't suffer. I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Dr Bava said. Ms Morano also credited her longevity to ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Australian PM arrives on state visit; to hold talks with PM Modi

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who is in India on a four-day visit, experienced his maiden ride on board the Delhi metro on Monday. Braving the April heat, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

South African credit drops amid Cabinet reshuffle

Mantashe said the NWC agreed that top officials criticising the ANC and Zuma in public "should not happen again". With the cabinet overhaul exposing deep divisions within the ANC, the main opposition Democr...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump says United States not going to get involved in Syria

Using Fox Business, the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal the way shrewd showbiz knife-fighters use Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, Trump has been busily playing down Manafort's and Page's roles i...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump Admin Ends Release of White House Visitor Logs

Senior White House officials cited privacy and national security concerns for the decision not to release the visitor logs. White House communications director Michael Dubke tells Time that the decision to ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

The Braves never trailed in this game, they led early, Julio Teheran pitched well, Ender Inciarte was all over the place in a good way, and the night ended in victory. I thought they did a nice job with it....More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Keep 'Mother Of All Bombs' In Perspective

The deaths have not been independently verified, but ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network of caves and tunnels. "Afghan and foreign troops ...More..

US Naval strike force headed to Korean peninsula
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

US Naval strike force headed to Korean peninsula

North Korea warned Tuesday it will take the "toughest" military action against Washington following the U.S. Navy's deployment of an aircraft carrier strike group to the Korean Peninsula. On Friday in a news...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria's President Says Government's Role in Chemical Attack Is '100 Percent Fabrication'

Secretary of State upon his arrival in Moscow , the Kremlin delivered a frosty reception to Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria . "There is a low level of trust between our two countries". However, he added...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jury Reaches Verdict in Hernandez Double Murder Trial

Hernandez was found guilty of one charge regarding the 2012 shooting: illegal possession of a firearm. The judge sentenced him to an additional four to five years in prison , separate from his existing life se...More..

'I'd like to think' Russian Federation didn't know about Syrian chemical attack
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

'I'd like to think' Russian Federation didn't know about Syrian chemical attack

China, which has vetoed six resolutions on Syria since the civil war began six years ago, abstained from Wednesday's vote, along with Ethiopia and Kazakhstan. -Russian relations. "The working level of confidenc...More..